Slipknot, Iron Maiden and Whitesnake will join forces to help amplifier manufacturer Marshall celebrate their 50th anniversary with a September 22 show at Wembley Arena in London.
Nicko McBrain, drummer for Maiden, explained the historical significance of the brand:
"This is truly a celebration of a British Icon - Marshall. Beyond doubt, Jim Marshall and the team have shaped the sound of rock music for eternity! Words cannot describe how pioneering Marshall is. I feel more than privileged to be involved in this event."
"This event is a celebration of the Marshall family and we are honored so many artists want to get involved," a rep for the amp-maker added.
The event, which is titled Marshall Amps—50 Years of Loud, will also include the Cult's Billy Duffy, Black Label Society, Mr. Big, Yngwie Malmsteen, Joe Satriani and Chickenfoot.
by RTT Staff Writer
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